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  1. Father and son arrested on charges of shooting two people in RoxburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 |

    A father and son are facing charges that they shot two people in Roxbury earlier this month, and the son is also a suspect in "two additional, separate non-fatal shooting incidents," Boston police said Friday. Gang unit officers Thursday nabbed Daiquan Rice, 23, of Roxbury and his father Roderick Clay, 43, of Dorchester on outstanding warrants stemming from the Dec. 20 double shooting, police said in a statement.


  2. What's open, closed on Christmas DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 |

    ... Collection is canceled for residents in Back Bay, Bay Village, Beacon Hill, Chinatown, Downtown, North End, and Roxbury who have collection twice per week. Regular collection for Charlestown and South Boston. Collection in all other sections of the ...


  3. Speed suspected in fatal Roxbury crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | Boston Herald

    ... injured, two critically. Staff photo by Mark Garfinkel Speed was likely a factor in an early morning crash in Roxbury that police said left one person dead and five others injured. A grey Mazda sustained heavy front end damage when it plowed into a ...


  4. New England news in briefRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2017 |

    ... investigation involving Kevin McCaskill, the executive director at Madison Park Technical Vocational High School in Roxbury and have cleared him to return to work, school officials announced Thursday. McCaskill, who holds the top leadership post at ...


  5. William G. Smith III, of Scituate, formerly of Roxbury, track & field coach, at age 84Read the original story

    Dec 17, 2017 | Boston Herald

    ... wind while I did several 800's on the small wooden track at Nickerson Field.'' Smith, of Scituate and formerly of Roxbury, was the loving husband of 55 years to Jean (Curran) Smith. He was the son to the late William and Regina Smith, and late ...


  6. Elaine KerrRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Herald-Citizen

    ... in her home and subsequently by the compassionate staff at the NHC Nursing Home in Cookeville. Elaine was raised in Roxbury, Massachusetts. In later years, she spent a great deal of time on both the east and west coasts of Florida. Elaine "Lefty" ...


  7. Gov. Baker pitches $10 million plan to boost housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... our long-standing home rule tradition." The governor was expected to speak about the Housing Choice Initiative in Roxbury on Monday afternoon alongside Assistant Secretary of Housing and Community Development Chrystal Kornegay, Littleton Town ...


  8. Demolition Delay application: 50 Cedar Street, RoxburyRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2017 | City of Boston

    Boston Landmarks Commission received a complete application from Jacob Simmons with 5050 LLC to demolish the church located at 50 Cedar Street in Roxbury, MA 02119. We will post each Demo Delay application to provide the public with information about proposed demolitions as early as possible in the Article 85 process .


  9. Students keep finding needles on their playground and ballfield. They want answers from the city.Read the original story

    Dec 11, 2017 |

    On his way to school in Roxbury each morning, Emanuel Pires tries to avoid the discarded needles that heroin addicts used. But they are everywhere - on the sidewalk outside the school, on the ballfield, on the street.


  10. Brookline developer Knapp went from rags to riches to ruinRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 |

    ... development, even by today's standards, was exceptional. Boston had been swallowing adjacent towns whole, annexing Roxbury in 1868, Dorchester in 1870, and Brighton and West Roxbury (encompassing Jamaica Plain and Roslindale) in 1874. City engineers ...


  11. Teacher uses Tom Brady cut outs to get cars to slow down in school zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 |

    A teacher in Roxbury put cut outs of Tom Brady's head on crosswalk signs outside of the Ellis Elementary School so drivers would slow down. That's what physical education teacher Sam Balto wanted to find out Wednesday morning when he affixed laminated cut-outs of the star quarterback's head to pedestrian crossing signs in two locations outside of the Ellis Elementary School in Roxbury.


  12. Heslam: Film spotlights survivors' grief, hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Boston Herald

    ... "As a young black boy, statistics show that my life could end before my 21st birthday," the third-grader from Roxbury told the crowd, adding that statistics show a strong chance his case would remain unsolved. "This is mostly due to witnesses not ...


  13. Mattapan Tree HearingRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2017 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    ... hearing in writing to the Tree Warden, Boston Parks and Recreation Department, 1010 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor, Roxbury, MA 02118 or by emailing with "Mattapan Tree Hearing" in the subject line.


  14. Man in parked car struck several times in RoxburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Boston Herald

    PARKING LOT PANIC: Police investigate the scene of a shooting where a man was shot through a passenger-side window in a parking lot at Humboldt Avenue and Seaver Street in Roxbury yesterday. Police last night were on the lookout for a gunman they say walked up to a man sitting in a car outside a Roxbury restaurant and shot him several times through the window in broad daylight, seriously injuring him.


  15. Police: Man shot in Roxbury while waiting in his carRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2017 | Boston Herald

    One man was seriously injured today when a gunman walked up to him as he sat in a car outside a Roxbury restaurant and shot him through the window in broad daylight, police said. The shooting occurred about 2 p.m. in the parking lot of El Dugout Restaurant-Cafeteria on Seaver Street, where the victim was sitting alone in the passenger seat of a black Lexus, said Police Commissioner William B. Evans.


  16. Man shot in Roxbury; has life-theatening injuriesRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2017 |

    Boston Police Department spokesman Lieutenant Detective Michael McCarthy said the victim was shot around 2 p.m. at the corner of Humboldt Avenue and Seaver Street, near Franklin Park. Shamsun Nahes, who co-owns the Happy Superette convenience store on that corner, said she was working inside the store when she heard three to four gunshots ring out.


  17. blotterRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2017 |

    ... received a text message from the woman indicating that the driver, later identified as Kastriot Naksi, 46, of West Roxbury, had touched her inappropriately and refused to let her out of his car. About 20 minutes later, police spotted Naksi's gray ...


  18. Active teens rewarded with gownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Boston Herald

    UNEXPECTED GIFT: Nia Simpson, left, and Regina Mendez, both 16, were among the Yawkey Boys and Girls Club of Roxbury's Girls Group program members chosen to receive free dresses for the holiday. Staff photo by Christopher Evans A group of girls at the Yawkey Boys and Girls Club of Roxbury got brand new dresses just in time for the holiday season, but more important than the gifts was the message that came with them: The dress alone does not the woman make.


  19. Boston police recover 5 guns in 24 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 |

    ... in a bag in Long's car. Another driver was stopped around 7:40 p.m. Tuesday at Eustis Street and Bethune Way in Roxbury for failure to signal and excessive window tint, police said. When officers made contact with the driver, Tyron Hollins, 27, of ...


  20. Dorchester woman nabbed with stolen handgun hidden in her bra, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 |

    A 23-year-old Dorchester woman allegedly hid a loaded semiautomatic handgun in her bra during a drug deal in Roxbury on Monday, but she couldn't conceal the stolen weapon from rhw police who questioned her after the transaction, authorities said. The incident unfolded around 1:20 p.m. near 39 Roxbury St., when officers spotted the woman, later identified as Jamyleah Jones, engaged in what appeared to be a hand-to-hand drug sale with another person, Boston police said in a statement.


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